ineffectuality


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the condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything

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But defensive shortcomings cost them dearly again when David Luiz's ineffectuality caused chaos in the Chelsea area and Lavezzi made it three.
Bulworth DEPRESSED at his own corrupt ineffectuality, Warren Beatty's US senator hires a hit-man to assassinate him and takes the short time he's got left to fearlessly speak the truth to the voters for the first time in his career.
Generally when a conductor is described as "not getting in the way" it means that he realises his ineffectuality and lets the players get on with it; but here that expression is a tribute to Curtis' assiduous rehearsal and deliberately understated presence in performance.
Eisenberg concurs: "I feel a lot of love for Edgar--the play skewers his ineffectuality, not him.
THE recent displays of mob violence and police ineffectuality are the fruits of the last 14 years of meddling in exactly what the police can and can't do by people who should have left well alone.
He hits the expected topics of the Royal Wedding, Osama bin Laden's death and the coalition government and churns out jokes about Nick Clegg's ineffectuality - we've heard versions of these jokes before.
AT WHAT POINT does a public institution move beyond mere self-interest or ineffectuality and become actively evil?
Gray's goal, revealed in his last chapter, is to expose cryonics, the Singularity, and other forms of modern immortalism through extremes of tainted lineage: English ineffectuality and Soviet carnage.
ineffectuality in easing Mubarak out than countries that didn't like us much to begin with.
But trapped between the Japanese government's ineffectuality and the intransigency of the United States, peaceful options are very quickly running out.
Similarly, we can also talk about the negative impact on employment in the region in which the enterprise operates and increasing ineffectuality demand for the products of enterprise.
285) affords a visible physical space, a setting, or central stage upon which characters act out or demonstrate through their actions or inactions their ineffectuality, their conscious and unconscious prejudices.
Furthermore, Plaid's ineffectuality as a very junior partner in the Welsh Assembly Government in not insisting we had equitable funding criteria for Wales is a very real question that everyone in Wales should be asking themselves.
It was for the next generation of writers like Whitman, Hawthorne, and Melville to see in their own commercial struggles, their own ineffectuality, the specter of Rip.
Like Suri, Risen marks the commingling of student activists and street activists, but unlike him, Risen finds ineffectuality in those students and provides evidence that figures such as black campus and street radicals Stokely Carmichael and Huey Newton of the East Coast and white radical Mark Rudd of the West Coast are more shaped by the dynamics of violence centered around racist despair than they are actively shaping anything.